Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Emblem of the Government of Andhra Pradesh. GO.P.No. 2, Dated: 14-11-2018


Coat of Arms- Emblem of the Government of Andhra Pradesh – Orders - Issued.

 G.O. P. No. 2                               Dated: 14-11-2018

G.O. Ms. No. 740 Home (Poll. & Military) Department dated 29.05.1954.


O R D E R:

   Consequent on the bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh in 2014, the Government finalized the State Emblem for official use.

   Accordingly, the following notification shall be published in an Extra-ordinary issue of the Andhra Pradesh State gazette dated 14.11.2018.


The State Emblem of Government of Andhra Pradesh shall be as under:

1. Andhra Pradesh State Emblem

2. Elements of the Andhra Pradesh State Emblem

The State Emblem is inspired by the Amaravati School of Art. It consists of “Dhamma Chakka” - “the Wheel of Law” embellished with a ring of triratnas alternating with pinnate leaves and precious stones. The three circles of decorative beads in ascending order of numbers – 48 in the inner, 118 in the middle and 148 in the outer circle. “Puna Ghataka” – “The vase of Plenty” is at the hub of the Dhamma Chakka. It is decorated with a four banded garland on the main body with medallions and tassels. There is a braid around the thin neck and a flaring mouth.

The National Emblem is placed at the bottom.

The words “ఆంధపIz పభ తwం” in Telugu will be at the top flanked by ‘Andhra Pradesh’ in English and Hindi.  The words “సతUñవ in Telugu Script appears at the bottom.

3. Emblem Size

The emblem should never be reduced to a size of less than 24 mm in height.

4. Emblem Colours

(i) Multi – Colour Reproduction (for categories 1 to 6 of Para 5(i) )

- The Lions should be of Orange Colour (Hex Code: #ff4500)
- Dhamma Chakka and Ghataka should be of Green Colour (Hex Code: #036d33)
- Spokes of Dhamma Chakka (between inner and middle circle) should be of Gold Colour (Hex Code: #fdd600)

(ii) Single Blue colour design (Hex Code: #1d307f) against a white background (Only categories     7 & 8 of Para 5(i))

(iii) Black (Hex Code: #000000) and White Reproduction (Hex Code: #ffffff)
5. AP State Emblem - Permitted and Prohibited Users

(i) Permitted users

The following are authorised to use the Andhra Pradesh Government State Emblem:

1. The Chief Minister and the Council of Ministers
2. The Chief Secretary to Government
3. The Secretaries to Government
4. The Advocate General
5. All Heads of Departments
6. All Collectors and District Magistrates
7. All District Heads of Departments.
8. Secretariat Mid-Level Officers or equivalent.

(ii) Prohibited users

The following will have their own emblems and the Andhra Pradesh Government State Emblem will not be used:

1. Heads of Autonomous Bodies of Government such as:
a. Companies;
b. Corporations;
c. Societies;
d. Trusts;
e. Bodies created by statutes;
f. Bodies created by executive orders.

2 Private individuals/entities

6. AP State Emblem - Permitted and Prohibited uses

(i) Permitted uses

Letter heads and Visiting cards
Printing purposes (pamphlets, posters, flyers, booklets, periodicals, flex boards, Government Advertisements etc.).
Exhibits and other Public affairs-related materials.

(ii) Prohibited uses

To replace, or in conjunction with the Government seal.
By the private sector, including vendors, contractors.
In combination with other elements to create a logo or emblem for an office or program.

The soft copy of the State Emblem can be downloaded from the official website of General Administration Department at



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